ERIC Number: EJ577377
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Positive Adaptation in Parents of Adults with Disabilities.
Sandler, Allen G.; Mistretta, Lisa A.
Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, v33 n2 p123-30 Jun 1998
A study of 50 parents of adults with disabilities investigated aspects of positive and negative adaptation to parenting stress. Responses suggested an overall pattern of "bonadaptation". Parents reported use of various cognitive coping strategies and personal growth, including increased compassion, sympathy for others, flexibility, tolerance, and decreased selfishness. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A